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The Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora in November 2021.

Two Mexican men were sentenced to prison Wednesday for attempting to smuggle weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition into Mexico through Nogales, Ariz., in two separate cases from last summer. Read more»

A Mexican man was sentenced to more than four years in prison after he intentionally slammed a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer to the ground—a blow that resulted in a traumatic brain injury—during a 2020 incident in Nogales, Arizona. Read more»

A Tucson man was arrested and charged with dealing firearms without a license and possessing illegal firearms after he allegedly illegally sold three pistols to undercover cops, as well as a part that could modify an AR-15 rifle to fire fully automatically. Read more»

A member of the National Guard working at the Mariposa border crossing in Nogales in 2018.

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 27 months in prison for illegally buying at least 82 firearms from more than a dozen gun stores across Arizona and re-selling the weapons, including one linked to a murder in Mexico. Read more»

An officer with U.S. Customs and Border Protection walks through the Mariposa Port of Entry in January 2019.

A Tucson man was sentenced to three years in prison for illegally selling firearms without a license, after prosecutors successfully proved he bought and sold nearly 40 firearms, including a half-dozen .50-caliber sniper rifles and 5 belt-fed rifles made for the civilian market. Read more»

A member of the National Guard working at the Mariposa border crossing in Nogales in 2018.

Two brothers from Phoenix were part of a scheme to buy and sell guns through social media, including several weapons and a hand grenade they sold to an undercover officer even after they were told the weapons would be smuggled into Mexico. Read more»

Federal agents arrested three men during a pair of raids in Phoenix last week, charging them with conspiracy to transport and harbor at least 86 people in country illegally, officials announced Wednesday. Read more»